1985 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1985 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 12
AP No. 12
1985 record 10–2 (6–2 SWC)
Head coach Ken Hatfield (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Option
Defensive coordinator Fred Goldsmith (2nd year)
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Texas A&M $ 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
#17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. Arkansas was the eighth-best team in the nation in rushing yards per game, with 265.6. On the defensive end, the Hogs gave up only 11.7 points per game, the 6th best mark in college football.

Razorback punt returner B.J. Edmonds finished ninth in college football with 11.6 yards per return.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 14, 1985 Ole Miss* No. 14 Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, Mississippi (Rivalry) W 24–19   52,110
September 21, 1985 Tulsa* No. 14 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas W 24–0   55,112
September 28, 1985 New Mexico State* No. 10 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, Arkansas W 45–13   54,984
October 5, 1985 at TCU No. 10 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 41–0   40,112
October 12, 1985 at Texas Tech No. 6 Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 30–7   38,464
October 15, 1985 Texas No. 4 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas L 13–15   53,212
October 26, 1985 Houston No. 14 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, Arkansas W 57–27   53,860
November 2, 1985 at Rice No. 14 Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 30–15   13,976
November 9, 1985 No. 11 Baylor No. 12 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, Arkansas W 20–14   54,684
November 16, 1985 at Texas A&M No. 9 Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas (Rivalry) L 6–10   58,632
November 23, 1985 SMU No. 18 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, Arkansas W 15–9   51,644
December 22, 1985 vs. Arizona State No. 14 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego (Holiday Bowl) W 18–17   50,641
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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